Hawai’i fines U.S. Navy $325K for fuel storage facility violations

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The State Department of Health (DOH) has recently issued a notice of violation to the U.S. Navy.

The DOH said the notice is related to the operation and maintenance of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.

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According to DOH, a routine inspection from Sept. 28 through Oct. 9 of last year, found numerous violations totaling more than $325,000 in penalties. The Navy has 20 days to contest the notice.

In a statement, the Navy said they just received the notice yesterday, with no prior communication on possible violations. And they’re currently viewing the notice.

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